Plectognathic
Plectognathic Plec`tog*nath"ic, Plec-tognathous Plec-tog"na*thous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Plectognathi. [1913 Webster]

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  • plectognathic — adjective see plectognathi * * * plectognathic / tə gnathˈik/ or plectogˈnathous / nə thəs/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑Plectognathi …   Useful english dictionary

  • plectognathic — plec·tog·nath·ic …   English syllables

  • Plec-tognathous — Plectognathic Plec tog*nath ic, Plec tognathous Plec tog na*thous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Plectognathi. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plectognath — plectognathic, plectognathous /plek tog neuh theuhs/, adj. /plek tog nath /, adj. 1. belonging to the Plectognathi, a group or order of fishes having the teeth fused into a beak and thick, often spiny, scaleless skin, and including the filefish,… …   Universalium

  • Plectognathi — noun boxfishes; filefishes; globefishes; ocean sunfishes; triggerfishes; puffers • Syn: ↑order Plectognathi, ↑order Tetraodontiformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Acanthopterygii, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • plectognathous — adjective see plectognathi * * * plectognathic / tə gnathˈik/ or plectogˈnathous / nə thəs/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑Plectognathi …   Useful english dictionary

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